Fazle Hossain Badsha, lawmaker from Rajshahi-2 (Rajshahi Metropolitan city) has tested positive for coronavirus.
The city unit Worker's Party president Liakat Ali confirmed the matter to The Daily Star this evening.
Badsha, also general secretary of the party's central committee, was feeling sick since he took the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine on April 8, said Liakat.
He travelled to Dhaka on April 12 and returned to Rajshahi the next day.
"Feeling feverish, he decided to get tested and was found positive today," added Liakat Ali.